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Sitamarhi

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Country  India
Area  2,185.17 km2
District  Sitamarhi
Languages spoken  Maithili, Hindi
State  Bihar

Sitamarhi in the past, History of Sitamarhi

Map of Sitamarhi

Sitamarhi is a town and the district headquarters of Sitamarhi district in the Mithila region of Bihar, India. It is a part of the Tirhut Division.

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Sitamarhi in the past, History of Sitamarhi

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Sitamarhi


History

Sitamarhi Beautiful Landscapes of Sitamarhi

Sitamarhi has suffered natural disasters, including excess flooding. The town was almost completely destroyed by the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake.

Sitamarhi Beautiful Landscapes of Sitamarhi

It has been a major site for Rama Navami celebrations every year, with a large fair held to mark the occasion. Engineers and Doctors : Dumra and Sitamarhi has produced many good engineers from top colleges like IIT/NIT/top deemed Universities like Shobhit University (Meerut) etc. There are many upcoming and already successful doctors as well from Colleges like AIIMS/Manipal etc.

Education in Sitamarhi

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One of the best schools in Sitamarhi is Kendriya Vidyalaya Jawahar Nagar. Established in the year 1965, it has been providing top class education to locals, from other districts of Bihar as well as from neighbouring country Nepal. Over the years KV Jawahar Nagar has produced endless numbers of Doctors, Engineers and Scientists who are leading in all walks of life globally. During the late 1990s Sitamarhi saw a growing number of new schools like NSDAV, Javahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, MP High School (Sitamarhi High School, Dumra), DPS and many other private schools.

Geography

Sitamarhi is located in 26.6°N 85.48°E / 26.6; 85.48. It has an average elevation of 56 metres (184 ft).

Sama Chakeva is a prominent winter festival dedicated to celebrate brother sister relationship. A major cultural event is the marriage ceremonies which take much preparation and many cultural rituals.

Connectivity

National Highway 77 connects the area to the Muzaffarpur district and Patna to the south. Sitamarhi has road connections to adjoining districts, of which the major examples are National Highway 77 and National Highway 104. State highways link it to Madhubani district in the east and Sheohar in the west.

The Sitamarhi Junction is on the Darbhanga-Raxaul-Narkatiaganj railway line and has the largest railway station of district. The Darbhanga-Sitamarhi-Raxaul track was converted to broad gauge in February 2014. Another broad gauge track connects Sitamarhi to Muzaffarpur. Direct train services are available from Sitamarhi railway junction to places such as New Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Kanpur and Mumbai.

The nearest airport to Sitamarhi is the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport which is about 120 kilometres (75 mi) distant.

Sitamarhi is connected to cities in and around Bihar by state-owned transport services. Some private buses operate between Patna to Sitamarhi and Paktola Village to Patna.

Media

Sitamarhi has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Sitamarhi. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.

Education

The following is a list of Schools in Sitamarhi, Bihar, India:

  • Janki Vidya Niketan
  • Sacred Heart School
  • Brilliant Public School Sitamarhi
  • Hellen's School Sitamarhi
  • N.S.D.A.V.Public School
  • DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL Lagma
  • MP High School (Sitamarhi High School ,Dumra)
  • Mathura High School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya
  • Lakshmi High School
  • Kamala-Girls High School
  • Saraswati Vidya Mandir, Ring bandh
  • References

    Sitamarhi Wikipedia


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